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Tag: forestry

Fogmaker fire suppression system takes the heat in the forestry industry

South Africa‘s plantation area covers more than 1.5 million hectares, stretching over five provinces - Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern and Western Cape. “With the forestry industry in the summer rainfall...

Forestry and Agro-processing sectors key in growing the economy

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulenani Magwanishe says the agro-processing and forestry sectors are key in growing the economy and create sustainable jobs especially in the rural areas....

Water scarcity drives a new wave of practices in Cape Winelands

The practice of cultivating grasses such as wheat, nearly 10,000 years ago, laid the foundations of today’s large urbanized communities. And strangely enough, traditional farming practices as we know today have...

You ‘eat’ 30 kilos of soil a day…

Every meal you eat now costs the planet 10kg in lost topsoil. That’s the warning of “Surviving the 21st Century” author Julian Cribb made to an international soil science conference...

Agri Processing

As the name suggests, the agri-processing industry transforms and adds value to products that originate from agriculture, forestry and fisheries and its Standard Industrial Classification categorises 11 divisions that make up...

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Workforce hit by SA’s minimum wage legislation

Recently legislated minimum wage requirement in South Africa dented JSE-listed Workforce Holdings results, which saw it report an 8.4 percent slide in profits for the...

Saldanha air route to open

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